Welcome to Oregon
There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 849,000 of them live in Oregon. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.
The Arthritis Foundatin's Walk with Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Comprehensive studies demonstrate that Walk With Ease reduces pain, increases balance and strength, and improves your overall health.
Virtual and Group Classes Offered through OSU Extension Service
T/TH Noon-12:30 p.m.
Click on the Walk With Ease icon for more details.
Arthritis Foundation camps provide a safe and secure camping experience for children and teens with juvenile arthritis and childhood rheumatic diseases. Camp JAM is a family camp. Your family will have the opportunity to meet, share strategies and form friendships with other families and have access to a variety of health professionals who will be available to answer questions and talk more about living with arthritis. Camp JAM is open to kids with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases—ages 2 months to 18 years—and their immediate family members, including parents and siblings! Official registration is required. Register at www.arthritis.org/JACamps. Registration opens April 4 and fills quickly!
The Arthritis Bike Classic - Oregon presented by Amgen is a spectacular 6-days of cycling, bicycle tour through bountiful Oregon. From the rolling hills of wine county to the rugged coast, peaks of the Cascades, wildlife, and State Parks enjoy the natural beauty of Oregon from your bicycle.
Join us for our 25th Annual Bend Jingle Bell Run! Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater. Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit … and be a Champion of Yes!
Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit. Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater… and be a Champion of Yes!
Join the Fight
The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.
Better Living Toolkit
This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.